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cure

 [kūr]
1. the course of treatment of any disease, or of a special case.
2. the successful treatment of a disease or wound.
3. a system of treating diseases.
4. a medicine effective in treating a disease.

cure

(kyūr),
1. To heal; to make well.
2. A restoration to health.
3. A special method or course of treatment.
See: dental curing.
[L. curo, to care for]

cure

(kyo͝or)
n.
1. Restoration of health; recovery from disease.
2. A method or course of treatment used to restore health.
3. An agent, such as a drug, that restores health; a remedy.
v.
1. To restore a person to health.
2. To effect a recovery from a disease or disorder.

cure

Materials science
verb To change the state or properties of a substance, as in the curing of a polymer or resin in dentistry.
 
Medspeak
noun Restoration to a usual state of health.
verb To heal, restore to health.
 
Oncology
noun A clinical state characterised by a long-term (often ≥ 5 years, depending on the cancer) absence of cancer-related symptom(s).

Pseudomedicine
noun See Greek cancer cure, Kelley cure.

cure

noun Medtalk Restoration to a usual state of health. See Natural cure verb Medtalk To heal, restore to health.

cure

(kyūr)
1. To heal; to make well.
2. A restoration to health.
3. A special method or course of treatment.
4. Hardening of certain materials with time or by the application of heat, light, or chemical agents, e.g., polymerization of acrylic denture-based material.
[L. curo, to care for]

cure

1. Complete resolution of a disease.
2. The failure to find any indications of a disease, especially cancer, for an arbitrary period, often five years.

cure

(kyūr)
1. To heal; to make well.
2. A restoration to health.
3. A special method or course of treatment.
[L. curo, to care for]

Patient discussion about cure

Q. What is the best natural cure for migraines? Every day I hear something else... would love it if you can share your experience...I'm sick of chemicals:)

A. stay off any products that have a any kind of a caffine content, including chocolate. try this for 3wks, ypu should notice a difference

Q. Cn barret esophagous be cured? I was diagnosed with barretts esophagus several years ago, and so far keeps on the routine follow up. I met some other guy with same condition and he told after his doctor prescribed him with some anti-reflux meds, in the last endoscopy they found normal esophagus, and that he thinks he's now cured. Is that possible?

A. Anti-reflux treatment may lower the risk of cancer a little, but it won't cure it, so there's still a need for refular follow-up.

Q. What is the cure for psoriatic arthritis? I know someone with psoriatic arthritis. What is the cure? Please don't waste my time with anecdotal evidence from anonymous people who drink expensive imported juice and claim to be healed. What treatments and cures are available? What science is behind the remedies?

A. First off, has your friend actually had a biopsy done on the skin to positively confirm the diagnosis? I was diagnosed with the same thing years ago. I then sought a second opinion from a dermatologist who did a biopsy. It wasn't psoriatic arthritis at all. It was Lichen Planus.
If however, it is Psoriatic Arthritis, then I would highly recommend either a Rheumatologist, or a Homeopath/Naturopath. Personally, I prefer the Homeopathic approach. There are no man-made chemicals involved, which our bodies are not designed to assimilate. Introducing an artificial chemical to the human body often times creates an alternate imbalance somewhere else, with its own set of problems.

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* Amgen, Walk to Cure Arthritis national presenting sponsor
A comparison of shear bond strengths of orthodontic brackets using various light sources, light guides, and cure times.
The Cure Medical Ultra[TM] intermittent catheter for women is available now from Cure Medical and its authorized dealers.
Over the past two years, JDCA has done eight surveys of the type 1 diabetes donor community to gauge donors' expectations, priorities and attitudes about cure progress.
Plasma arc curing introduced a 3-5 second cure. Wow, what a time saver!
"This is an extremely important decision as the Civil Court declined to follow the 'Landaverde' rule, based on both the facts of the case and the law, recognizing that there are fundamental differences between notices to cure and notices of termination, and "Golub" notices, which were not addressed by the Court of Appeals holding in 'Landaverde'" said Pensabene.
Lobotomy derived from the notion that damaging the frontal lobes--the center of most higher human personality and mental functions--was the key to a happy cure for madness.
It is formulated without the use of plasticizers, which can leach out of the material during the cure cycle and cause shrinkage of the cured compound.
It was perhaps a bit of an exaggeration that a mother's cure home was "even better than Schnitzel" as this grateful son enthused, but the Muttergenesungswerk did serve as an important institutional response to the Frauenfrage, or "women question," that framed West Germany's postwar reorganization.
In fact, not only are protease inhibitors not a cure, but for some people they simply haven't worked.
Before you add to the $2 billion spent annually on quack arthritis cures, remember that, although medical science offers effective treatments, it has found no cure for arthritis.